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Sarah McGregor

Sarah McGregor

    New Tanzanian Cabinet faces vast challenges
    New Tanzanian Cabinet faces vast challenges
    A new, leaner Cabinet for Tanzania was sworn in Wednesday, its predecessor having fallen apart last week amid a corruption scandal.
    Bush visit to Africa to centre on Tanzania
    Bush visit to Africa to centre on Tanzania
    United States President George Bush will spend most of his time during a five-nation tour of Africa later this month in Tanzania, to spotlight...
    Tanzania's stock exchange: Small but motivated
    Tanzania's stock exchange: Small but motivated
    Almost a decade on, Tanzania's tiny stock exchange is still working hard to convince sceptical businesses it is a cost-effective way to raise...
    East Africa integration 'good for growth'
    East Africa integration 'good for growth'
    The momentum towards regional integration in East Africa received encouragement from the United States this week, with US Treasury Secretary Henry...
    Tourists versus traders in the Tanzanian economy
    Tourists versus traders in the Tanzanian economy
    On display among the bold African patterns and chunky jewellery, a carved giraffe flashes a price tag of 20 000 Tanzanian shillings (about...
    Campaigner pumps petrol to battle Aids ignorance
    Campaigner pumps petrol to battle Aids ignorance
    For six weeks, Andre van Zijl has been pumping petrol around the clock at a petrol station in the picturesque seaside town of Knysna on South...
    Is South Africa ready to produce biofuels?
    Is South Africa ready to produce biofuels?
    While South Africa is planning to increase biofuels production, some experts warn the move may hurt subsistence farmers and cause more hunger in...
    'He is better off at home than in the classroom'
    'He is better off at home than in the classroom'
    For 16 years, Themba was proud to be a teacher in South Africa, but a wave of violence at her school has proven so nerve-racking that she may leave...
    SA parents complain about Oprah school rules
    SA parents complain about Oprah school rules
    Parents of students at Oprah Winfrey's all-girl leadership academy want better access to their children, comparing the school's restrictions on...
    Business urges more action against crime
    Business urges more action against crime
    A South African business group called on government on Tuesday to adopt new strategies to combat rampant crime and make the police force and...
    South Africa urged to isolate 'killer' TB patients
    South Africa urged to isolate 'killer' TB patients
    South Africa should forcibly isolate patients infected with a highly drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis to stop the disease from spreading on...
    Bare-fist bouts a knockout with SA fans
    Bare-fist bouts a knockout with SA fans
    Yanked from the sweaty crush, Victor Makhuvha puffs out his chest, throws a few bare-fisted jabs and minutes later finishes off his opponent with...